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COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
SLAVIC LANGUAGES & LITERATURES
POLISH

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POLSH 320 Introduction to Contemporary Polish Culture (5, max. 15) VLPA/I&S
Overview of contemporary Polish culture: literature (prose, poetry, and drama), film (feature, documentary, and video art), music (classical, jazz, and rock), theatre, art, and architecture, as well as an introduction to the cultural life in Poland in the twenty-first century. Offered: AW.

POLSH 401 First-Year Polish (5)
Focuses on oral communication in basic everyday life situations, sentence level grammar, reading simple connected tests, and writing simple letters and notes. Conducted mostly in Polish, to help enable students to move from novice to intermediate low/mid- level on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale. First in a sequence of three. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: Katarzyna A. Dziwirek

POLSH 402 First-Year Polish (5)
Focuses on oral communication in basic everyday life situations, sentence level grammar, reading simple connected tests, and writing simple letters and notes. Conducted mostly in Polish, to help enable students to move from novice to intermediate low/mid- level on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: POLSH 401. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: Katarzyna A. Dziwirek

POLSH 403 First-Year Polish (5)
Focuses on oral communication in basic everyday life situations, sentence level grammar, reading simple connected tests, and writing simple letters and notes. Conducted mostly in Polish, to help enable students to move from novice to intermediate low/mid- level on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: POLSH 402. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Katarzyna A. Dziwirek

POLSH 404 Second-Year Polish (5) VLPA
Reinforces basic grasp of the language and enlarges vocabulary and command of grammatical patterns beyond the sentence level. Pays special attention to oral communication, listening comprehension, and writing. Helps enable students to move from Novice High to Intermediate Mid/High-level on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in POLSH 403. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: Katarzyna A. Dziwirek

POLSH 405 Second-Year Polish (5) VLPA
Reinforces basic grasp of the language and enlarges vocabulary and command of grammatical patterns beyond the sentence level. Pays special attention to oral communication, listening comprehension, and writing. Helps enable students to move from Novice High to Intermediate Mid/High-level on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale. Second in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: POLSH 404. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: Katarzyna A. Dziwirek

POLSH 406 Second-Year Polish (5) VLPA
Reinforces basic grasp of the language and enlarges vocabulary and command of grammatical patterns beyond the sentence level. Pays special attention to oral communication, listening comprehension, and writing. Helps enable students to move from Novice High to Intermediate Mid/High-level on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: POLSH 405. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Katarzyna A. Dziwirek

POLSH 420 Modern Polish Literature in English (5, max. 15) VLPA
Representative prose works by leading twentieth-century Polish writers. Polish literature's critique of modern European civilization. The relation of historical memory, collective victimization, and the utopian imagination in Polish literature to political power and national survival.